Phil Nicholas

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Phil Nicholas
Wyoming State Senate District 10
Assumed office
January 2005
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website Senate website
Phil Nicholas (b. March 16, 1955) is a Republican member of the Wyoming State Senate. He has represented District 10 since 2005. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. Nicholas was elected to serve as the Vice President of the Senate, beginning in the 2011 session.[1]

Nicholas began his political career by working as Wyoming Assistant Attorney General from 1980 to 1982. He served on the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1997 to 2004.

Nicholas earned his BS in Microbiology from Oregon State University in 1976. He went on to receive his JD from the University of Wyoming in 1979.

Nicholas worked for Corthell and King from 1982 to 1992. He has worked as an attorney for Anthony, Nicholas, Goodreich and Tankerman Law Offices since 1992.[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nicholas has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nicholas served on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Phil Nicholas won re-election to the Wyoming State Senate, District 10. [3]

Phil Nicholas raised $8,450 for his campaign, while Neil Harrison raised $.[4]

Wyoming State Senate, District 10 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phil Nicholas (R) 5,024
Neil Harrison (D) 5,633

Campaign donors


In the year 2008, Phil Nicholas raised $8,450 for his campaign. [5]

His top four contributors were:

Donor Amount
Wyoming Realtors Association $1,500
Albany County Republican Party $1,200
Anadarko Petroleum $600
Wyoming Republican Party $500

Personal life

Phil and his wife Karen have four children.[6]

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wyoming Senate District 10
Succeeded by